10 February 2012

Civil War Pensions Still Being Paid


Absolutely amazing.

Despite the fact that the Civil War ended April 9, 1865 (53,630 days ago, for reference), the government is still paying out veterans' pensions. Records from the Department of Veterans' Affairs show that two children of Civil War veterans, as of September, are receiving pensions from their fathers' service.
More here.

1 comment:

Brock Townsend said...

Fascinating and posted.